Turchynov: the Law on reintegration extends the capabilities of the armed forces and other military formations

A bill to restore sovereignty over the Donbass was adopted, despite the «hysteria Russia and fierce resistance provocateurs». This was stated by Secretary of national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, the press service of the NSDC.

According to him, this law establishes the legal and organizational conditions for the restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

«In addition, expanding the capabilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, other military units, this law strengthens our position to repel the armed aggression of Russia and restoring the territorial integrity of Ukraine», – said Turchinov.

He added that the law «clearly and unambiguously» declared an aggressor state, and certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions – is occupied.

«It completely negates the attempts of Russia to disguise a war against Ukraine under peacekeeping operation and significantly strengthens the position of our country in international courts,» said Secretary of the NSDC.

The bill «On peculiarities of state policy on ensuring state sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions» was passed on second reading and in whole on 18 January with 280 votes.

Under the bill, the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions are recognized as part of Ukraine, in which illegal armed groups and the occupation administration has established and provide oversight. Ukraine is not responsible for acts taken by the occupying administrations. The date of the beginning of the occupation named on 20 February 2014.




Turchynov: the Law on reintegration extends the capabilities of the armed forces and other military formations 18.01.2018

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